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President meets with Japanese opposition leader
Aug 03, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (left) meets with Democratic Party President Katsuya Okada at Cheong Wa Dae on Aug. 3. President Park Geun-hye met with Japan's Democratic Party President Katsuya Okada to discuss measures to boost cooperation and exchanges between Korea and Japan on Aug...


Korea, Bangladesh step up cooperation on nursing educat...
Jul 30, 2015
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) will offer aid to establish a nursing school in Bangladesh. This will be the first nursing institute in the South Asian nation equipped with a post-graduate degree program. For this, the Korean government is planning to provide m...


Korea, Comoros boost poultry cooperation
Jul 30, 2015
Korea and Comoros, an island nation off the eastern coast of Africa, have joined forces to enhance bilateral cooperation on the poultry farming business. The archipelago of Comoros, between Mozambique and Madagascar, is one of the smaller African nations with an area of o...


Korean travel now worry-free
Jul 29, 2015
Visitors take photos of pop group action figures and some of the clothes worn by the group Girls’ Generation, at SM Town in Gangnam-gu District, southern Seoul. They are members of the Chinese press and influential bloggers who are on a special tour in Korea.The MERS outbreak is ...


Korea, Panama share knowhow on labor relations, industr...
Jul 28, 2015
Government officials from Korea and Panama have been sharing their experiences with labor relations and industrial safety. A total of 21 representatives from Panama’s Ministry of Labor and Workforce Development have been attending a special workshop at the Korea Internatio...


Korean citizenship to become easier for scientists, eng...
Jul 24, 2015
People from around the world working in natural sciences or engineering in Korea will soon have greater opportunities to acquire Korean citizenship. The Ministry of Justice recently announced that it has eased the criteria required for talented human resources in the scien...


Smart classroom technologies to be shared with Vietnam,...
Jul 24, 2015
Korea will work together with Vietnam and Uzbekistan to share its strategies on equipping classrooms with digital education systems. The Ministry of Education recently announced memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with Vietnam's Ministry of Education and Training and Uzbekistan'...


Gov’t announces post-MERS recovery plans
Jul 23, 2015
Government representatives speak during a press briefing in Seoul on July 23. They explained how Korea is in the final stages of handling the few MERS cases that remain. The Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) outbreak is now in its final stages. Second Vice Min...


Incheon to become base for SMEs, venture startups
Jul 23, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (third from right) and other participants mark the opening of the Incheon Center for a Creative Economy and Innovation. The Incheon Center for a Creative Economy and Innovation opened on July 22, completing the launch of all 17 centers nationwide, a proc...


Korea, Honduras agree to pursue trade deal
Jul 21, 2015
Korea and Honduras have agreed to cooperate on new renewable energies and to try to quickly reach a free trade agreement. President Park Geun-hye held a bilateral summit with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez at Cheong Wa Dae in Seoul on July 20. As part of the sum...